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Artist's Painting Techniques By Hashim Akib

Artist's Painting Techniques by Hashim Akib

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Artist's Painting Techniques Summary

Artist's Painting Techniques: Explore Watercolours, Acrylics, and Oils by Hashim Akib

Whether you're trying your hand at painting for the first time or honing your artistic ability, Artist's Painting Techniques is the handiest guide to teach you how to paint.

Starting with the basics such as observational skills and learning how to draw, Artist's Painting Techniques will guide you into working with watercolours, acrylics, and oil paints. Discover everything you need to know about tone, colour, pattern, brushwork, and composition to create your own masterpieces with confidence. Learn a range of key watercolour, acryllic, and oil painting techniques, including laying a flat wash, painting fur, and creating impasto sculptural effects. Embark on exciting artistic exercises and projects to discover your style and grow as an artist.

Follow the fully illustrated step-by-step guides and get inspiring advice and encouragement from practising artists. Kickstart your creativity and develop your own style with Artist's Painting Techniques.

About Hashim Akib

Louise Diggle is a London-based plein air painter, educated at the City and Guilds of London Art School and the Cambridgeshire College of Arts and Technology. She is a member of the Small paintings Group and a Council member of Chelsea Art Society, exhibits regularly, and has taught art at all levels for nearly 17 years.

Table of Contents

  • 1: The basics
    • 1: Beginner techniques
    • 2: Intermediate techniques
    • 3: Advanced techniques
  • 2: Watercolours
  • 3: Acrylics
    • 1: Beginner techniques
    • 2: Intermediate techniques
    • 3: Advanced techniques
    • 1: Beginner techniques
    • 2: Intermediate techniques
    • 3: Advanced techniques
  • 4: Oils
  • 5: Glossary
  • 6: Index
  • 7: About the artists
      • 1: Painting with oils
      • 2: Oil paints
      • 3: Brushes and palette knives
      • 4: Supports and other materials
      • 1: Ground colour
      • 2: Skin tones
      • 3: Colour harmony
      • 4: Tonal values
      • 5: Using mediums
      • 6: Oiling out
      • 7: Glazing
      • 8: Re-evaluating and correcting
      • 9: Finding your style
      • 10: Varnishing
      • 11: Showcase painting
      • 1: Aerial perspective
      • 2: Blending
      • 3: Impasto
      • 4: Sgraffito
      • 5: Scumbling
      • 6: Broken colour
      • 7: Wiping and scraping back
      • 8: Wet-in-wet
      • 9: Texture
      • 10: Tonking
      • 11: Showcase painting
      • 1: Colour mixing
      • 2: Mark-making
      • 3: Palette knives
      • 4: Fat over lean
      • 5: Layering
      • 6: Drawing and underpainting
      • 7: Decreasing stages
      • 8: Alla prima
      • 9: Creating forms
      • 10: Showcase painting
      • 1: Creating focal points
      • 2: Optical colour mixing
      • 3: Painting rain
      • 4: Painting fur
      • 5: Dramatic skies
      • 6: Painting people simply
      • 7: Skin tones
      • 8: Painting movement
      • 9: Showcase painting
      • 1: Adding texture
      • 2: Using ground colours
      • 3: Blending
      • 4: Glazing
      • 5: Warm colours
      • 6: Cool colours
      • 7: Painting with warm and cool colours
      • 8: Negative space
      • 9: Reflections
      • 10: Showcase painting
      • 1: Colour mixing
      • 2: Using a limited palette
      • 3: Drawing with a brush
      • 4: Tints, tones and shades
      • 5: Acrylic washes
      • 6: Neat acrylics
      • 7: Painting shapes
      • 8: White subjects
      • 9: Aerial perspective
      • 10: Showcase painting
      • 1: Painting with acrylics
      • 2: Acrylic paints
      • 3: Brushes and palette knives
      • 4: Supports and other materials
      • 1: Painting with watercolours
      • 2: Watercolour paints
      • 3: Brushes
      • 4: Supports and other materials
      • 1: Planning a painting
      • 2: Mood
      • 3: Laying a double graduated wash
      • 4: Laying a granulated wash
      • 5: Monochrome
      • 6: Glazing
      • 7: Building layers
      • 8: Adding details
      • 9: Reflections
      • 10: Opaque whites
      • 11: Skin tones
      • 12: Showcase painting
      • 1: Laying a flat wash
      • 2: Laying a graduated wash
      • 3: Lively darks
      • 4: Aerial perspective
      • 5: Edges
      • 6: Highlights
      • 7: Adding texture
      • 8: Paper surfaces
      • 9: Correcting errors
      • 10: Reserving whites
      • 11: Line and wash
      • 12: Experimental techniques
      • 13: Showcase painting
      • 1: Colour mixing
      • 2: Colour charts
      • 3: Tone exercises
      • 4: Warm and cool colours
      • 5: Brushstrokes
      • 6: Laying paint
      • 7: Using runs
      • 8: Modelling form
      • 9: Simplifying a scene
      • 10: Showcase painting
      • 1: Getting Started
      • 2: Observational skills
      • 3: Colour theory
      • 4: Perspective and composition
      • 5: Pencil-drawing basics
      • 6: Using a pencil to create tone
      • 7: Choosing a medium
      • 8: Choosing a subject
      • 9: Working outdoors
      • 10: Mounting and displaying work

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GOR008329044
Artist's Painting Techniques: Explore Watercolours, Acrylics, and Oils by Hashim Akib
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
2016-08-01
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0241229456
9780241229453
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